Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 987 890 1137
Rank change year-on-year -97 +247 -33
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 117 296 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.18% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.71% 1.97% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 109 286 56
England median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.48% -21.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,450
90th Percentile £59,000 £51,875 £62,500
UK median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +2.94% -22.29% +9.38%

Systems Management Server (SMS) is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 16,531 14,998 15,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.25% 8.99% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13,071 12,419 12,873
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in England.

Salary trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in England over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the England region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 29 £37,500 -
North of England -35 27 £29,000 -6.45% 1
Midlands +12 23 £40,000 +23.08%
South East -28 18 £35,000 +7.69% 1
West Midlands +33 14 £37,500 +25.00%
North West +6 14 £29,000 -22.67% 1
East of England +8 11 £35,000 -1.41%
East Midlands +22 9 £43,750 +12.90%
South West -5 9 £35,750 +11.72% 1
Yorkshire +20 8 £30,500 -14.69%
North East -40 5 £32,500 +18.18%
Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 69 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 50 (42.74%) Windows
3 40 (34.19%) SQL
3 40 (34.19%) SQL Server
4 36 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
4 36 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 27 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 25 (21.37%) Windows 10
7 24 (20.51%) Microsoft Excel
8 21 (17.95%) VMware
8 21 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (14.53%) Finance
11 16 (13.68%) Cisco
11 16 (13.68%) MS Exchange
12 15 (12.82%) MS Access
12 15 (12.82%) ITIL
12 15 (12.82%) PowerShell
12 15 (12.82%) Windows 7
12 15 (12.82%) Office 365
13 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (11.97%) .NET
13 14 (11.97%) HTML
14 13 (11.11%) DHCP
14 13 (11.11%) Project Management
14 13 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (10.26%) Marketing
15 12 (10.26%) Degree

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (13.68%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.13%) IIS
4 5 (4.27%) CMS
5 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.42%) IBM Domino
6 3 (2.56%) Confluence
6 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.71%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.85%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.85%) Site Server
8 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.85%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (20.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.85%) CATIA
5 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.85%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.85%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.85%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.85%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.82%) Office 365
2 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.71%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.71%) IaaS
4 2 (1.71%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) npm
5 1 (0.85%) NuGet
5 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.11%) DHCP
2 12 (10.26%) DNS
3 10 (8.55%) Firewall
4 8 (6.84%) SAN
5 7 (5.98%) VPN
6 4 (3.42%) LAN
6 4 (3.42%) VoIP
6 4 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.56%) Internet
7 3 (2.56%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.56%) WAN
8 2 (1.71%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.85%) BGP
9 1 (0.85%) MPLS
9 1 (0.85%) NAS
9 1 (0.85%) PABX
9 1 (0.85%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.85%) VSAN
9 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (34.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.82%) MS Access
3 13 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (7.69%) Power BI
5 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.27%) OLAP
8 4 (3.42%) QlikView
8 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.56%) SSDT
10 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Dreamweaver
1 6 (5.13%) JIRA
1 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.56%) InstallShield
3 3 (2.56%) MSI
3 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.71%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.85%) gulp
5 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.85%) jspm
5 1 (0.85%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 17 (14.53%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Marketing
3 5 (4.27%) Retail
4 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (23.93%) Analyst
2 22 (18.80%) Developer
3 12 (10.26%) IT Support
4 10 (8.55%) Technical Support
5 8 (6.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (5.98%) Desktop Support
6 7 (5.98%) IT Analyst
6 7 (5.98%) SQL Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (4.27%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 5 (4.27%) Campaign Executive
8 5 (4.27%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Administrator
9 4 (3.42%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.97%) .NET
1 14 (11.97%) HTML
2 9 (7.69%) HTML5
3 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.42%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.42%) REST
5 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.56%) CSS
5 3 (2.56%) MDX
5 3 (2.56%) XML
6 2 (1.71%) .NET Core
6 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.71%) Web Services
6 2 (1.71%) XHTML
7 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.85%) Aurelia
7 1 (0.85%) Express
7 1 (0.85%) jQuery
7 1 (0.85%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.85%) MvvmCross
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.55%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.13%) Equities
4 6 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.13%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.71%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.85%) CMDB
6 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.85%) Fintech
6 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Social Media
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (42.74%) Windows
2 27 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 25 (21.37%) Windows 10
4 15 (12.82%) Windows 7
5 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.55%) Windows XP
7 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.98%) Linux
9 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.56%) Android
10 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.56%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.56%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.71%) Unix
11 2 (1.71%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (12.82%) ITIL
4 13 (11.11%) Project Management
5 11 (9.40%) Service Management
5 11 (9.40%) Validation
6 10 (8.55%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.84%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.84%) Software Deployment
9 7 (5.98%) Analytics
9 7 (5.98%) Asset Management
9 7 (5.98%) Change Management
9 7 (5.98%) ETL
9 7 (5.98%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.98%) Scrum
10 6 (5.13%) Mathematics
10 6 (5.13%) Project Planning
10 6 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.19%) SQL
2 15 (12.82%) PowerShell
3 12 (10.26%) C#
4 8 (6.84%) VBA
5 7 (5.98%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.56%) VBScript
8 2 (1.71%) C
8 2 (1.71%) VB
9 1 (0.85%) Python
9 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (10.26%) Degree
2 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.13%) CFA
3 6 (5.13%) MCSA
4 4 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.56%) MCSE
5 3 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.56%) PMP
6 2 (1.71%) CCNA
6 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.71%) MCP
7 1 (0.85%) CEH
7 1 (0.85%) CISSP
7 1 (0.85%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.85%) GSEC
7 1 (0.85%) HND
7 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) SLA
2 5 (4.27%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.71%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) GDPR
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.85%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.98%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.71%) Docker
5 2 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.85%) Firmware
6 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.85%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (10.26%) SCCM
2 5 (4.27%) SCOM
3 4 (3.42%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.56%) WSUS
5 2 (1.71%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.85%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.85%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.85%) OpenVAS
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.85%) Puppet
6 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.95%) VMware
3 16 (13.68%) Cisco
4 11 (9.40%) Citrix
5 7 (5.98%) IBM
6 6 (5.13%) Apple
6 6 (5.13%) Capita
7 5 (4.27%) Lotus
7 5 (4.27%) McAfee
8 4 (3.42%) Oracle
9 3 (2.56%) Cognos
9 3 (2.56%) HP
9 3 (2.56%) NetApp
9 3 (2.56%) Symantec
9 3 (2.56%) Tableau
9 3 (2.56%) Veeam
9 3 (2.56%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.71%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.71%) Google
10 2 (1.71%) Sophos